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December 16, 2015

Counting everyone in the village


Registering everyone in the village is an important investment. Getting a birth certificate is the first step to gaining proper rights.

“The forest is my beautiful home. It gives me food, oxygen, water and beautiful scenery. The happiest moment of my life was finding out that I was pregnant. We Ashaninka are people with solidarity. I worry that we will lose our Ashaninka culture if we do not preserve our forest”.

Adelaida Bustamante Sagastizabal

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